Prosthetic Group: Definition & Overview

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Non-peptide substances that bind tightly to proteins are known as what?

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1. A protein with a prosthetic group is known as what?

2. Which of the following is NOT a prosthetic group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prosthetic groups inside the body accomplish vital reactions necessary to sustain life, and the worksheet/quiz combination can help you assess your understanding of the many purposes of prosthetic groups. The quiz includes definition-based questions, as well as true and false questions, about specific prosthetic groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be asked to identify:

  • True statements about prosthetic groups
  • A protein with a prosthetic group
  • The prosthetic group able to travel unattached to a protein
  • A false statement about heme

Skills Practiced

You will improve your ability to use these skills by completing the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about prosthetic groups from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the role of prosthetic groups and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a specific prosthetic group that does not need a protein to move within the body

Additional Learning

Learn more about this engaging topic by reviewing the accompanying lesson called Prosthetic Group: Definition & Overview. The lesson meets these key objectives:

  • Understand how prosthetics assist with cell function
  • Differentiate between inorganic and organic prosthetic groups
  • Define cellular/mitochondrial respiration
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